Mortgage Essentials

Mortgage Career Resources

Mortgage Career Resources From The CE Shop

Beyond offering the best courses for every stage of your career, we're devoted to bringing you free resources to grow your mortgage business.

Created by our team of industry experts, our diverse Mortgage Essentials resources consist of comprehensive blogs and ebooks. Check back often for new content designed to help you navigate the ever-changing mortgage landscape.

Recent Resources

Credit Scores and Their Impact on Mortgages
by The CE Shop Team

Credit scores impact the mortgage rate your clients are able to secure. Here’s an overview of how credit scores affect your clients’ mortgage options.

How to Be an Ethical Mortgage Loan Officer
by The CE Shop Team

Being a Mortgage Loan Officer requires you to make decisions that best suit your clients. What does being an ethical MLO mean, and how can you achieve it?

Top Expenses of a Mortgage Loan Originator
by The CE Shop Team

Unsure of the costs tied to working as a Mortgage Loan Originator? Here are the top expenses and fees you should expect to see while working as an MLO.

What Is a Mortgage Loan Originator?
by The CE Shop Team

When entering the mortgage industry, you’ll find there are many different terms to learn. Here’s a guide to what it means to be a Mortgage Loan Originator.

How to Become a Mortgage Loan Officer
by The CE Shop Team

There are many paths to success in the mortgage industry, but before you can earn your Mortgage Loan Originator License, there are a few requirements you must meet. Learn how to become a Mortgage Loan Officer.

Mortgage Marketing
by The CE Shop Team

There are a variety of marketing techniques that Loan Officers and Mortgage Brokers can use to connect with leads and secure repeat homebuyers. Discover ways to create a mortgage marketing strategy that works.

MLO License in Multiple States
by The CE Shop Team

Though NMLS provides a national licensing system, each state has its own unique education requirements for mortgage licenses. This guide will offer a comprehensive look into multistate licensing requirements. 

A Day in the Life of a Mortgage Loan Originator
by The CE Shop Team

Life as a Mortgage Loan Originator (MLO) can be equal parts challenging and rewarding. It’s the perfect blend of personal responsibility, limitless earning potential, and helping others acquire the real estate they need to thrive.

NMLS Mortgage Continuing Education State Deadlines
by The CE Shop Team

Every Mortgage Loan Originator, including Mortgage Loan Officers and Mortgage Brokers, must complete their annual renewal in a timely manner. Learn your state's NMLS CE License Renewal Deadline.

How to Identify and Avoid Commercial Mortgage Scams
by The CE Shop Team

Every industry has their fair share of scams, including mortgage. What does commercial mortgage fraud look like, and how can you and your clients avoid it?